Aug 14, 2019 | Really Great Ingredients

Roadhouse Red Rage Sauce: A Recipe

How do you make really good BBQ sauce?

A rack of Roadhouse ribs with Red Rage BBQ sauce.

If you plan on grillin’ yourself, though, let’s at least make sure you have a BBQ sauce that will make your feast unforgettable. Ever wondered why our Red Rage tomato-based sauce is so good? 

Here it is:

Roadhouse Red Rage BBQ Sauce


  • 3 cups ketchup
  • 1/2 cup Muscavado brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup finely diced onion
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup Pilsner beer
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons dark molasses
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ground coffee 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Urfa pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground dried chipotle chili peppers
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Pequin chili flakes
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt


Combine all of the ingredients in a heavy-bottom stock pot and mix thoroughly.  Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer.  Allow the sauce to gently simmer for 30 minutes or so, stirring occasionally.